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    Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

    | R43 Between Stanford and Gansbaai, Grootbos Private Nature Reserve 7220, South Africa
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    • Excellent88%
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    Reviewed 13 October 2017

    The Forest Lodge doesn't look like much from the road. But when you arrive, it is pure luxury. The staff are very welcoming during check in. We were directed to our private villa where our luggage was waiting for us. The villa doesn't look like...More

    Thank VCBeachGirl
    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 25 October 2017

    Dear VCBeachGirl You've hit the mail on the head. Our view is really to die for and we've made sure every point of the lodge maximises this natural masterpiece. I'm so sorry to hear about your ankle and I hope you have recovered enough to...More

    Reviewed 12 October 2017

    I arrived here after being unable to sleep for 2 days, and I have to say that staff were very kind and helpful. They brought me to a local doctor and made sure that I got a prescription for my medication. This lodge is in...More

    Thank africanman_840
    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 25 October 2017

    Dear africanman_840 Thank you for your review. I'm so glad to hear that you were taken care of by our staff and that you enjoyed your stay following a rough start. There's nothing like the peace and quiet that surrounds you here to help you...More

    Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

    Sometimes you run out of superlatives to describe your holiday, I apologise now to all our friends as they have to listen to how wonderful Grootbos was and we test our range of positive adjectives. Look up their website, what a great goal for a...More

    Thank Geoff P
    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 25 October 2017

    Dear Geoff P It was our pleasure having you to stay with us and I'm thrilled to see that the team took such great care of you. I really appreciate the personal feedback you gave Lianke too. We'd be delighted to have you back again....More

    Reviewed 10 October 2017

    This nature reserve with its unique luxury villas out in the milkwood forest and fynbus is extremely relaxing and a wonderful way to wind down and enjoy nature. The villas are very well appointed and clean. The restaurant and bar area serve excellent food and...More

    Thank Bob W
    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 25 October 2017

    Dear Bob W Our first mission is accomplished: For you to have a relaxing and enjoyable time with us! I'm delighted to see that you enjoyed your time with us and we look forward to welcoming all your friends and family. Regards Sean

    Reviewed 9 October 2017

    This was our second visit to Grootbos, and frankly, we would return again. The Forest Lodge has fifteen very private and self contained villas surrounded by indigenous bush and fynbos. Accommodation is luxurious and breakfasts and evening meals are sumptuous to say the least. You...More

    Thank Strawberrypavlova
    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 25 October 2017

    Dear Strawberrypavlova I love seeing people return to Grootbos and they get an opportunity to just "soak it all in" as they have received the obligatory orientation of the many activities one offer during their first stay. You have done just that! Thank you for...More

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    • US$753 - US$1,324 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    Dress is casual.
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    Yes they provide you with bottled water. Did not drink the tab water either. It's a wonderful place ! Charly
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